Sunday, September 20, 2009

Stephen Starr Will Open Pizzeria Stella On September 29

pizzeria stell by stephen starrBack without missing a beat, Michael Klein reports that Stephen Starr will open his Society Hill pizzeria project, named Pizzeria Stella, next Tuesday, September 29th. Klein got a behind-the-scenes tour on Saturday, which included a sneak preview of the 12-pizza menu.

Note: there will, in fact, be a clam pie.

As for the question as to who will be overseeing the kitchen, Klein reports that "the search for a pizzaiolo seems to have been suspended" and that Starr culinary director Chris Painter and Stella chef Shane Solomon (previously of Washington Square) are in charge.

Related:
Stella! [ The Insider - Philly.com ]

Previously:
Keith McNally Lands A Name Chef For His Pizzeria, Who Will Stephen Starr Go With At Stella?
Will Stephen Starr's Pizza Restaurant Have White Clam Pies?

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